Moroccan/Swedish producer RedOne (born Nadir Khayat) helmed and co-wrote this track. He also produced Lady Gaga's first two hits "Just Dance" and "Poker Face."
Lady Gaga explained to MTV News that the song's promo, "is a genuine New York lifestyle video." She added: "It's got that feeling of 'gay, black New York,' of inclusion and glamour. I wanted to really bring forth the girl that I was four years ago, and I wanted to put it in the setting of the underground subway. I worked with [video director] Joseph Kahn, and he did an amazing job. He didn't just capture the fashion; he captured the artist."
It was feared that the song's raunchy lyrical content would be too rude to earn Lady Gaga her third consecutive UK #1. As a consequence "Paparazzi" was released as the singer's third single in the UK instead. A source told The Sun newspaper: "For your first two UK singles to go to #1 is amazing and we would like to try and carry that on."
When this went to #1 on the Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart, Lady Gaga became only the third artist and first American in the history of that tally to collect three #1 songs from a debut album. Just Dance and Poker Face were the two The Fame cuts that preceded this one to the top. The two other acts to achieve this feat were Swedish pop group Ace Of Base, who reigned consecutively in 1993-94 on Mainstream Top 40 with three tracks from their debut LP The Sign, and Canadian artist Avril Lavigne, who repeated the feat in 2002-03 with a trio of tracks from her debut release Let Go.
Kara from Crossett, ArI love this song, it's like it describes me....
Eliza from Sydney, AustraliaI believe Channel 10 refused to play it in Aus, which is a beautiful bit of hypocrisy from the people who gave us "Big Brother Uncut". Rage didn't care (and it's on the public broadcasting channel, too).
Erin from Pittsburgh, PaThis is a song I hate to love. It's so catchy and upbeat; yet annoying and the lyrics are pointless. But I hate to admit it, I love this song! It gets me dancing!
Ryan from London (y), United KingdomLet's have some fun this beat is sick; I wanna take a ride on your disco-stick! x
Rober from Philadelphia, PaLMFAO this song gets me hype for football practice
Kenzi from Riverside, UtBecky from Portland... I think you need to keep your thoughts to yourself since you don't have anything good to say. If you don't like her... Dont search her music...Plain and Simple. Its people like you who ruin it for everyone else. I'm pretty positive that people get on this site to enjoy themselves and search music that they enjoy so they can learn more about the aritists that THEY like. No one needs to hear your negative comments. Find somewhere else to release your negative energy! Thank you :)
Tricia from Rockville Centre, NyI love the part in the song where she states "got my ASS squeeze by sexy cupid"....LOL! So clever and hot! Way to go Lady GAGA!!
Tomas from Prague, Czech Republicwhen i heard this song for the first time, i was like wtf means "disco stick" .. after a while.. i realised :D :D
Becky from Portland, Orcan anyone see that lady gaga is a talentless tramp? helloooo she has nothing good to offer musically. and shes just raunchy and nasty. what a WHOREE. i mean i can take profanity, believe me i can. but this is just ridiculous.
Julia from Los Angeles, Ca"Disco stick" is an awesome term, but everything else about this song is blech.
Violet from Indianapolis, InLove her! She sets the charts on fire and bitch takes names as she goes!
Sahsa from Florida, Flya... lady gaga makes awesome songs... but u have to admit she kinda does have a dirty mind...hahahahah so do i!!!!! ily lady gaga
Jeana from Sterling Heights, Milmfao this song used to get me up and ready for class =P
Madi from Sydney, Australia"After the song's video got banned in Australia"...
What??? It's not banned in Australia....
Otoko86 from Chicago, IlIt's so dirty, but I love it! I find the line "I wanna take a ride on your disco stick" very interesting!
Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song gets me dancing.
Amanda from Lantana, FlI love this song! Her video...WOAH! LOL
Cristina from Long Beach, Cawhat a dirty song but i love the beat its great she does make the sickest beats lol
Dylan from Miami, FlLady GaGa makes the sickest beats!